Have you recently moved into a new home? Normandy Homes wants to make sure you know a few of these easy, effective ways to ensure that your new home is a safe place for you and your family!
1. Brighten The Surroundings of Your New Home
Lighting up your surroundings both indoors and outdoors is a cost-effective way to keep you and your loved ones safe. Light timers are perfect to use for your front yard or on your front porch. That way, if something is moving, you will be able to know. So your new home doesn’t appear completely dark from the outside, there are many low lights that are available for you to put inside the home as well. Purchase some energy-efficient light bulbs and brighten up your surroundings today!
Living in communities near Starbucks coffee shops can increase your home value. Yes, you heard that right! In a recent study by Zillow, a real estate database, showed that from 1997 to 2014, 96 percent of houses located near a Starbucks increased in value, while homes farther away only increased by 65 percent. There are said to be a few theories behind this:
It is true; homes near Starbucks tend to be a little more expensive. However, these same houses increase in value at a faster rate than US housing as a whole. Those looking for a new home just might believe that communities near Starbucks means that the neighborhood is improving. And a growing community is extremely important to prospective homeowners.
Hosted twice a year, NY NOW features 2,800 exhibiting companies showcasing their very best home, lifestyle & gift lines for the world to see. This year, NY NOW was reorganized into three completely new sections, Home, Lifestyle, & Handmade, for attendees to experience each unique market collection. Because Normandy Homes is always staying on top of the latest home & lifestyle trends, here are some major NY NOW highlights that everyone is talking about.
Accent on Design
The area known as Accent on Design showcased the latest innovative trends from designers around the world. One in particular, is a young artist named Elyse Graham, who is known for producing one-of-a-kind pieces. Shaping plaster inside inflated balloons, she is able to create some stunning vases!
Looking for something fun to do this Valentine’s Day? There are countless exciting Valentine’s Day events going on in your community this year!
1. Pucks N’ Paws Night With The Allen Americans
For the first time in history, you can bring your dog to the Allen Americans hockey game! Not only do you get to enjoy this Valentine’s Day event with your family but with your dog as well! To learn more about this event check out their website and make sure you purchase your tickets before Thursday, February 12th!
A new Normandy Homes community is coming soon to Mustang Park in Carrollton, Texas! Offering many luxury lifestyle amenities and situated comfortably in a prime location within the city, Mustang Park is a great place to call home for those relocating into the area. The new Normandy Homes community, will be located in the heart of North Dallas just 20 minutes from downtown Dallas and West of the Dallas North Tollway.
This has been an exciting and busy week for homebuilders and designers from around the world as they gathered in Las Vegas for the annual NAHB International Builders Show. As the largest annual light construction show in the world, you could only imagine the innovative and creative new home features, gadgets and designs exhibited for the 2015 home! With nearly 1,200 exhibitors gathering at the Las Vegas Convention Center throughout 476,000 square feet, this week has been all about learning new techniques, finding inspiration and networking with industry leaders.
The New Year is upon us and Normandy Homes is excited for some great new home technologies coming in 2015. The yearly CES conference in Las Vegas has shown some interesting new gadgets and upgrades for the smart home this year. Some of the trends continue to strive towards a green living focus while others are embracing the evolution in smart personal devices and integrating them into the home.
Normandy Homes is excited to welcome 2015 with several new additions to its array of home communities in the Dallas area. Whether you have spent a couple of months hunting for the right home or simply waiting for the right time to buy or build, Normandy Homes will be starting off the new year at full speed by rolling out new floorplans, home designs and communities. However, along with new openings come some final opportunities to take advantage of as the new year begins.
If you have been looking for new homes in Las Colinas and Coppell, Normandy Homes has it’s last opportunities available at both Estates at Lake Vista and Villas of Alto Vista communities. Despite the weather and the festivities of the holiday season, December is the perfect time to take advantage of special deals and less competition in the home market. Both communities are getting ready to close-out, so come by and tour the remaining homes in each community to get a sense of Normandy Homes’ quality standard and unique design.
This holiday season keep yourself in shape while enjoying time with your community by participating in one of the many holiday spirited one mile runs and 5Ks going on near you. Several of these races are also a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those who need your support during the holidays. Dress up, bring your furry runners, or simply put your running shoes on and sign up for one of these holiday spirited 5Ks going on for the remainder of December near your new Normandy Homes community:
If you are the family host this holiday season, make sure to equip yourself with a great itinerary of places you can take the troops and show them the best of what Dallas has to offer. Normandy Homes has put together some of our favorite places to explore that will be sure to impress family members of all ages.
The Normandy Homes Star Of The Game Award will be presented every year to a Dallas Stars player who earns the most points through a voting contest conducted after each regular-season game. The award kicked off at Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth last month where team captain, Jamie Benn, receveid the award for 2013-14 Star of The Game. Kari Lehtonen finished second in the voting and Tyler Seguin finished third.
Normandy Homes and Lakeside DFW developer, Realty Capital, were honored to sponsor the celebration for Veterans Day that took place after the Flower Mound Flag Run at Lakeside DFW this past Wednesday. Carrying a flag four times around a 15-mile circuit, which started at the Lakeside DFW community and ran through the streets of Flower Mound, 20 runners honored our country’s veterans. Flower Mound residents and veterans were among the participants, including disabled veteran Jake Murphy who served in Afghanistan.
It’s your last chance move in with your family into one of our brand new homes at the beautiful Estates at Lake Vista in Coppell, Texas! The community will be closing out soon but there are still a couple of quick move-in homes left, including the gorgeous Denali floor plan available now for purchase.
Essential Floor Plan Features
This model is one of the last homes that will provide its residents with beautiful greenbelt-nature preserve views. The Denali model is a 2 story beauty with 2,714 square feet providing plenty of space for 3 bedrooms, 2 and a half bathrooms, and a 2 car garge. A beautiful open family room serves as the center point for the home downstairs and the kitchen has a quaint breakfast area that opens up to a patio and backyard. Upstairs, a gameroom is the perfect play area for the young ones or an ideal spot for a casual family room.
Normandy Homes wishes you and your family a wonderful Halloween this year! Because one of the best parts about this festive holiday in your new home is being able to give out treats to trick-or-treaters make sure your home is ready for the fun to begin!
Decorate With Kids In Mind
It sure is fun to put a little scare into Halloween, but if your neighborhood attracts some of the smaller trick-or-treaters make sure your decorations are as much fun as they are kid-friendly. Add an extra spooky factor by setting up a smoke machine in your foyer so that as you open the door smoke comes rolling out on trick-or-treaters.
If you have ever dreamt of living near a lake that offers a refreshing natural setting and numerous outdoor activities, Lakeside DFW is the perfect place for you! What’s more, Normandy Homes will be part of this master-planned community offering homes sites close to Lake Grapevine in Flower Mound, Texas. With construction underway, there are many exciting amenities to look forward to in this beautiful new Dallas community.
Thousands of people are moving to the Dallas area looking for several unique offerings you can’t find anywhere else outside of the Lone Star State. Dallas is one of the cities in Texas experiencing the most dramatic growth in terms of economy, jobs and development, which accounts for most of the items on Normandy Homes’ list:
Our Villas of Alto Vista community has few Las Colinas homes for sale left if you are looking for luxury living in the area. Whether you enjoy golfing in quiet neighborhood, or the promise of new up and coming development, the Villas of Alto Vista provides a perfect balance for an array of different lifestyles. All of Normandy Homes models feature luxury estate-style designs with spacious living spaces and innovative energy efficient options.
Starting today and ending on October 26th, the beautiful master-planned community of Viridian will serve as the hot spot for the biggest new-home event in Dallas-Fort Worth—the 22nd annual Kaleidoscope of Homes. Showcasing an array of ideas, new products, and the latest trends in the home industry, Normandy Homes will be happy to participate in such a prestigious event this year!
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